What if you weren’t the hero?

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“Rich, cruel, gorgeous, brilliant, enthralling and deeply, deeply satisfying. 

I loved it.”

―LEV GROSSMAN, author of The Magicians  

THE RUIN OF KINGS

Jenn Lyons

Book 1 of the A Chorus of Dragons series

When destiny calls, there’s no fighting back.

Kihrin grew up in the slums of Quur, a thief and a minstrel’s son raised on tales of long-lost princes and magnificent quests. When he is claimed against his will as the missing son of a treasonous prince, Kihrin finds himself at the mercy of his new family's ruthless power plays and political ambitions.

Practically a prisoner, Kihrin discovers that being a long-lost prince is nothing like what the storybooks promised. The storybooks have lied about a lot of other things, too: dragons, demons, gods, prophecies, and how the hero always wins.

Then again, maybe he isn’t the hero after all. For Kihrin is not destined to save the world.

He’s destined to destroy it.

“With the scope and sense of fatality of Patrick Rothfuss, and well-choreographed action sense of Brandon Sanderson, Lyons leaps into the big leagues of epic fantasy and sticks the landing.”  Booklist, starred review

Book 2 in the series is coming soon:  The Name of All Things, Fall 2019.

 

“With the scope and sense of fatality of Patrick Rothfuss, and well-choreographed action sense of Brandon Sanderson, Lyons leaps into the big leagues of epic fantasy and sticks the landing.”

Booklist, starred review

“[A] jaw-dropping, action-packed story of betrayal, greed, and grand-scale conspiracy.…Lyons ties it all together seamlessly to create literary magic.”

Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Its lore and memorable characters will leave epic fantasy fans eager for the second volume.”

Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Those who enjoy the works of Brandon Sanderson and George R.R. Martin, with a grand cast of characters and a doublecross in every chapter, will find this on par with their beloved authors.”

Library Journal, starred review

“Everything epic fantasy should be: rich, cruel, gorgeous, brilliant, enthralling and deeply, deeply satisfying. I loved it.”

―Lev Grossmanauthor of The Magicians

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Jenn Lyons

author photograph: matthew & nicole nicholson, dim horizon studio

Jenn Lyons was a graphic artist and illustrator for twenty years and has worked in video games for over a decade. She previously worked on The Saboteur and Lord of the Rings: Conquest at EA Games. She is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. The Ruin of Kings is the first installment of the epic fantasy series A Chorus of Dragons.

Jenn Lyons was a graphic artist and illustrator for twenty years and has worked in video games for over a decade. She previously worked on The Saboteur and Lord of the Rings: Conquest at EA Games. She is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. The Ruin of Kings is the first installment of the epic fantasy series A Chorus of Dragons.

Jenn Lyons was a graphic artist and illustrator for twenty years and has worked in video games for over a decade. She previously worked on The Saboteur and Lord of the Rings: Conquest at EA Games. She is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. The Ruin of Kings is the first installment of the epic fantasy series A Chorus of Dragons.

Jenn Lyons was a graphic artist and illustrator for twenty years and has worked in video games for over a decade. She previously worked on The Saboteur and Lord of the Rings: Conquest at EA Games. She is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Ruin of Kings is the first installment of the epic fantasy series A Chorus of Dragons.

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